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Decorating 101

Published on Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Picture of a cupcake

Join Georgetown Cupcake at the Georgetown Interim Library on May 1 at 2 p.m. as they teach Cupcake Decorating 101! Supplies are limited. For more information, call 202-724-8783 or 202-724-8810.

Early Literacy Program for Parents and Caregivers

Published on Monday, April 26, 2010

Come sign up for the S.T.A.R. (Sing, Talk, and Read) Program at Georgetown Interim Library starting May 1st at 10:30a.m. The program is designed for the parent, grandparent, or caregiver with children 3 to 5 years old to get them ready to read. Spaces are limited so please inquire within. (202) 724-8810/(202) 724-8783

Published on Monday, April 26, 2010

On Wednesday, we were lucky enough to have jazz musician Shenole Latimer visit Georgetown and teach us about the history of jazz. We even got to compose some of our own songs To see pictures of this event, and to find out what is coming up next at the library, check out the Facebook page for the "Georgetown Interim Library."

Published on Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ever find yourself in the
mood for a new, free book, but too lazy to go to the library? Even if
you know that you can download materials from the library's Web site,
you might be confused about the process. 

This Saturday, we'll be hosting a program where you can learn to
download audio books, e-books, music, movies and more straight to your
home computer. All you need to get books from home is Internet access
and a library card number. Many books and albums can even be
transferred to your e-reader, smartphone or iPod!

Join us on Saturday, April 24, at 3 p.m. to learn how you can take
advantage of all that we have to offer without leaving your home! Questions? Call
Maria at 202-724-8783.

Published on Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Don't forget to celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. Visit us and learn how you can make a better, greener world by checking out books on being Eco-friendly and Going Green.

Published on Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Sincebook cover we've read some very dark novels lately, the Georgetown Book Club's next meeting will focus on something a bit lighter and a lot funnier than anything we've done before.  On May 13 at 7:30, we will meet to discuss How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely.  A writer for 30 Rock, American Dad, and The Late Show with David Letterman, Hely's second book pokes affectionate fun at the publishing industry.  Book lovers will recognize many popular writers and public figures in Hely's hilarious satire.  Stop by the desk to get a copy of the book, and we'll see you on Thursday the 13th!

Published on Monday, April 19, 2010

Stop by the Georgetown Interim Library for a copy of A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines.  This 1993 novel was chosen as this year's Big Read in DC.  After you read your free book, you can pass it on to a friend or write down all the places your book has been and send them to  The first 50 people to email will get a prize!

Published on Friday, April 9, 2010

April 11-17 is National Library Week, the perfect time to visit the Georgetown Interim to check out our new materials.  Or why not get a novel featuring librarians as protagonists such as The Timmovie poster from "The Librarian Quest for the Spear"e Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger or the light, romantic Benny & Shrimp by Katarina Mazetti?  Many mysteries also take place in labyrinthine libraries and archives, from Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose to Carlos Ruiz Zafon's The Shadow of the Wind. 

April 21, 2010, 4 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Georgetown Interim Library is pleased to welcome award-winning Saxophonist Shenole Latimer as he presents "All That Jazz,"  a combination of live performance, lecturing and listening examples from some of the world's most renown jazz artists, such as John Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Latimer will also include children through an array of activities that include storytelling, group participation and entertaining presentations that center on jazz. For more information, please contact Georgetown Interim Library at 202-724-8783/202-724-8810.

Published on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

White TeethCome read our book of the month, White Teeth by Zadie Smith.

For more information, please call 202-724-8783.